Quicklisp is the package management system for Common Lisp.
Initially, download quicklisp.lisp to a directory.
To install Quicklisp on SBCL, load up your SBCL instance, loading Quicklisp with this command:
sbcl --load quicklisp.lisp, and follow the on-screen instructions.
To install Quicklisp on CCL, load up your CCL instance, loading Quicklisp with this command,
$ccl -l quicklisp.lisp
If you are behind a proxy, use
(quicklisp-quickstart:install :proxy "http://your-proxy-here:1337"), of course replacing the proxy information with your site proxy information.
Then, after the installation finishes, before you exit, run
The list of available packages is the Quicklisp Releases list.
Note that on LispWorks Personal Edition 6.1, Quicklisp does not load from the init file by default: run a
(LOAD "~/.lispworks") form on the REPL on initial bootup.